Seven Rounds in and the big boys are flexing their muscles in our Defensive Player of the year rankings.

After a fast start, Sam Docherty seems to have applied the brakes, or had them applied to him, whilst Harris Andrews the kind of first half a defender dreams of against the Giants on the weekend.

Others to start making a surge included James Sicily, Jack Steele and Aiden Corr, who had probably the best game of his AFL career to date. Four Tigers made the top 20 as the impacts of their destruction of North Melbourne became apparent.

Let’s jump into the Round Seven rankings and then take a look at the overall leaderboard.

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